Quite apart from collecting clutter, my trip over here is to deliver files and folders and to say goodbye to people. Over the years I have so enjoyed the different ethos of island living and the way people accept one another. And it has been quite a task getting the new manse built, furnished and operational. Sunday services have presented their own challenge – you never knew who would turn up or from which part of the globe. It is true to say that the visitors are as eclectic as the islanders.
I hope to be back in the future, but it won't be as parish minister.
Oh it is hard…….